Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Google's Super-Sized Nest Hub Draws Mixed Reviews

Google has included a hardware switch on the unit that shuts off both the camera and microphone.
"The ability to shut off both the camera and the microphone will appeal to those who have privacy concerns regarding these devices," said Dina Abdelrazik, research analyst at Dallas-based Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company specializing in consumer technology products.

"Privacy concerns with always-on listening devices is a key barrier to adoption of voice-first devices," she told TechNewsWorld. "Consumers harbor little trust for device manufacturers in accessing and managing their personal data."

From the article "Google's Super-Sized Nest Hub Draws Mixed Reviews" by John P. Mello, Jr.

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